the time or number of hours established as standard for a specific work period in a particular industry, usually computed on the basis of a workweek and fixed variously from 35 to 40 hours.
the rate of pay established for the period (distinguished from overtime).
adjective, straighter, straightest. 1. without a bend, angle, or curve; not curved; direct: a straight path. 2. exactly vertical or horizontal; in a perfectly vertical or horizontal plane: a straight table. 3. (of a line) generated by a point moving at a constant velocity with respect to another point. 4. evenly or uprightly formed or […]
adverb 1. straightaway. adverb 1. (archaic) at once
noun 1. pure, unblended whiskey of 80 to 110 proof.
verb (used with object) 1. to draw tight or taut, especially to the utmost tension; stretch to the full: to strain a rope. 2. to exert to the utmost: to strain one’s ears to catch a sound. 3. to impair, injure, or weaken (a muscle, tendon, etc.) by stretching or overexertion. 4. to cause mechanical […]